Updated edition available tomorrow!

This week I am updating the World Literature volume in my Journal Your Thoughts Written Narration Course! I am editing, adding a poetry unit, and redesigning the cover. Look for this new edition on Amazon tomorrow!

About the Journal Your Thoughts Written Narration Course…

If you would like to employ the Charlotte Mason approach of written narration with your high schooler, you are going to love the Journal Your Thoughts Written Narration Course. The high school level journals are centered around 6-8 classic literature selections and a poetry anthology. Your student will be guided through reading assignments, vocabulary skills, written narration, and a final literary analysis for each literature selection. Your student will learn literary analysis, grow their vocabulary, and increase their writing skills. I recommend this journal for 9th – 10th graders or any high schoolers, who have not studied these literature selections.

America’s Story 1 samples!

It is with great excitement that I am sharing this sample of the ALL NEW Master Books Editions of America’s Story 1 – the first volume of my history series, A Living History of Our World to be updated. America’s Story 1 is due for release this month!

What has stayed the same?  You will find all of the same content – the same friendly narrative of history, the same narration prompts, and the same gentle approach to teaching and learning history, in the same format with a story-text book and a student journal. 

What is ALL NEW? You will find all new graphics and these added elements: additional teaching resources, materials lists, mapping adventures and feature focuses in each chapter, and a MUCH expanded student journal featuring more hands-on fun, geography connections, vocabulary building exercises, drawing, and of course the incredible 180 day schedule that makes Master Books curriculum so easy to implement!

(If you would prefer to view the sample as a file, click here.)

 

FAQ! What Makes Math Lessons for a Living Education different?

When Master Books began releasing their newly updated editions of the Math Lessons for a Living Education series, the questions started pouring in. It soon became clear that I needed to create an updated Frequently Asked Questions post. I’m so excited to be able to talk to you about these books! God has been doing amazing work through Master Books for years, and it thrills me exceedingly to be part of it. I asked Kristen Pratt, the head of curriculum development at Master Books, to help me out. Since she has worked in curriculum development for a number of years, she has agreed to interview me about these newly updated math books. 

Hi, this is Kristen. I am married to Randy, who also works for Master Books. We have 9 children and 2 grandsons. We have been homeschooling our children for 20 years, graduating four so far. We owned and operated Pennywise Learning, where I helped thousands of homeschool families make curriculum decisions.  After selling our business to CBD, the Lord opened up opportunity for me to work with Master Books.  Using my own experience and the feedback from thousands of customers, I help design Biblically-based curriculum that is not only engaging for students, but easy for parents to use. It has been a delight to work with Angela.  All of us at Master Books are excited to release Math Lessons for a Living Education. 

Here is an easy-find index for the following questions. (But please take the time to read through this FAQ page in its entirety; it may answer questions that you didn’t know you had!)

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The Middle Ages supplementary activities

When I released the first edition of The Middle Ages, and its matching journal, I had planned to publish a post on my website with a variety of activities to go along with the study. Life happened, and this plan was pushed to the back burner. Recently, I have had several families implore me to help them out with this. I promised that I would finally follow through with my original plan by creating a Pinterest board for this time period. Currently, you will find several great supplemental activities, links to recipes, videos, etc, on this board. Please note, the history channel movie that I pinned there is more appropriate for older students. Enjoy!